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Old 11-05-2017, 01:58 PM   #11
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We're not really into something more than a spartan interior as suggested by my very own wife. I mean spending 3 years on an overland bicycle trip camping and putting up the tent day-in day-out, anything other than that will be a luxury.

We're more particular with the durability and a good vehicle that will not scare us into unscouted places in South America. Having been there, those back country roads are not your Rubicon trail here in North Am so its really extreme compared to what other guys here have seen. Plus I have no idea what the hell am I gonna do with an extreme-build 4x4 vehicle. However, when we rented a Dodge Caravan for a month, we got stuck in mud twice, in sand thrice and snow in Utah once. All in backcountry roads where we that vehicle is not supposed to be. Lol.
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Old 11-05-2017, 02:08 PM   #12
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I might have to look up Truetac LSD. My god the more I read here the more headache.
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Old 11-05-2017, 02:53 PM   #13
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So, lookng on the internet, I've seen a few Chevy Savanah, Chevy Express 1500 and 2500. Is there a difference in detail that will sway me away from each?
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Old 11-05-2017, 03:15 PM   #14
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With that said, will it make more sense to just drive all the way down to Portland and get the conversion done with Quadvan in Portland?


Nope.
Clydesdale conversions are very good.
Cad to usd not so good.
I'm in Nvan bc so. Portland is a "hike".
Unless the dollar amount was so much lower it would negate the cost of the exchange rate and you could have a weekend install and stay in a hotel with rental car.. so much hassle.
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Old 11-05-2017, 07:56 PM   #15
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Here's what I found now.

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-cars-trucks/...van/1310418709

It looks good but I wonder if it's a good deal or not? 150,000km for 12,900canadian $.

Will you buy it?
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Old 11-05-2017, 08:34 PM   #16
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Here is something you should check out -

http://www.facebook.com/groups/4x4va...7836627918921/
plus another rig from Canada that looks promising, I couldn't get the link to work but if your of FB join 4x4 vans...

you can for sure find a good van already as a 4x4 in your price range. The Ambo in the link is a 7.3 IDI so no turbo, you won't get any where in a hurry but you can go any where forever cause it's bomb proof and will be solid for a long time... I'd figure he'd take $24K

Good luck in finding you rig.
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Old 11-05-2017, 08:51 PM   #17
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OMG that add is too funny.
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Old 11-05-2017, 09:00 PM   #18
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I forgot to mention that... The ad makes it that much more of a great rig and buy... but I still won't let my uncle brother drive it
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On anything your looking at make sure you get plenty of undercarriage shots, especially on the Ontario and Quebec vans!
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Old 11-08-2017, 07:51 PM   #20
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Since you are a canuck like me , everybody here will quote dollar values with no idea of the difference in costs due to exchange etc.
Sportsman https://www.sportsman4x4.com 4x4 in Kamloops is only van 4x4 upfitter in Canada. They do fords,chev and gmc. Its a lot more expensive to build up a van here due to our dollar and the smaller market here.


Wrong. www.farmbro.com is a Quigley installer.


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